Learn More about Fantasy Football and How to Play It One of the most famous forms of football is the gridiron football, and it is typically played in the country of Canada and United States of America. Gridiron football is different from other forms of football for the players are using shoulder pads and hard plastic helmets, and it also involves a line of scrimmage, free substitution, platooning of different players for defense and offense, measurements in yards, the use of a distinctive brown leather ball in the shape of a prolate spheroid with pointed ends, the ability of the players to score points by the way of safety while they are not in possession of the ball, the forward pass, more specialist formations and positions, and the systems of downs. Aside from American football and Canadian football, the other codes used by the people in gridiron football are touch football, backyard football, flag football, nine-man football, six-man football, eight-man football, and indoor football. The professional leagues in the American football is the NFL or national football league, in the Canadian football is the Canadian football league or CFL, while in the indoor football is the arena football league or AFL. Due to its popularity, there is a game designed to the people who wants to enjoy fully the said sport in their own way and with the use of their skill, and that game is what they called as fantasy football. The participants of fantasy football acts as the owner and the general manager of a fantasy professional gridiron football teams and the points they may acquire may depend on the actual performance of a real-life players in gridiron football. The two basic types of fantasy football are the traditional fantasy football, which is composed of amateur and casual participants and such type may occur either in an entire season or for many seasons, if it is classified as a keeper league; and the daily fantasy football which is an accelerated type that is being organized by commercial firms or companies in the internet and may occur happen in a shorter duration of time, such as in a single day or in a week. The steps in playing fantasy football begins by joining a league, which can either be a public league, where anyone who are interested can sign up for a spot in the competition or a private league, where the participant needs to have an invitation to play. After joining a league, the participant needs to prepare themselves for their league draft and that is by scouting players and creating their own fantasy football team. The next step after that involves the participants who will compete against another participant every week, and they may develop and improve their skills and their team to be able to enter the playoffs and hopefully, win the championship.